# jBASE Getting Started Guide
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This page is a guide to working with jBASE on Windows and UNIX, with examples for creating jBASE programs, database files and querying the database at the jshell.
These examples can be followed on your local system or using a free Docker container instance by following the instructions provided below.
# Select your preferred platform
# Download jBASE
# Install jBASE
# Install Docker - Windows, Linux
# Docker Instructions
If you prefer to experiment rather than watch, here is our Docker cheat-sheet